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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 7945, South Africa
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Tanda Tula Safari Camp
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Tallahassee
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of two camps where we stayed on a safari which we booked through Africa Adventure Co. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. The highlight, we believe, is how extremely nice, friendly and sincerely caring every single member of the staff was. The only hiccup was the monkeys. They are REALLY smart. We were forewarned that whenever we... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from a trip to South Africa and were lucky enough to stay at Tanda Tula for three nights. The tents are very nicely appointed, but not air conditioned. We were lucky it was not too hot when we were there. There are only 12 tents, which is nice. They all have wonderful views of the river... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been on safari many times in South African, Tanzania, Botswana and Kenya. Yet this was the best we have ever done. It was exceptional at every level and we couldn't recommend it more. The game viewing and hospitality were world class, and it was incredibly good value for money. And what topped it all were... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jenny and I had the most amazing experience at Tanda Tula. I had high expectations for a safari, which was my childhood dream, and it did not disappoint. Our driver and tracker, Scotch and Patrick, were patient, knowledgeable and very engaging. The tent and the meals were awesome. Everyone on the staff helped to create a beautiful and memorable experience.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Amazing luxury safari experience. Sleeping in tents really makes you feel like you are experiencing the African bush, being able to look out to the river bed and see animals and hear them. The tents are done up with all high end amenities including a claw foot bath and outdoor shower, making for a very comfortable stay. The staff are... More 

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los angeles
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Tanda Tula is amazing! I can't imagine any safari camp that is better than this. The style, the service , the game drives, the food, the attention to details… are all first class plus. We arrived late one evening. we were greeting by the GM, hot towels and cocktails. Knowing that we would be travel weary they arranged a dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was our 4th safari in Africa. We spent 3 nights at Tanda Tula in the Timbavati Game Reserve. It was an amazing experience. Our guide, Forman, was experienced and genuinely interested in the wildlife in the area. He and our tracker found us a huge array of exotic animals and gave us meaningful information on tracking, habitat, fauna and... More 

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Cramlington Northumberland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We spent five days at Tanda Tula and loved every moment of every hour of every day. We were met on arrival with refresher towelettes and also when we returned from our drives. This is just a small example of the luxury you can enjoy at Tanda Tula. Guests' comfort is paramount to them and they certainly provide it 24/7.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

As many others, we labored over which safari camps to pick while in South Africa. Tanda Tula exceeded our expectations. Although it was 4 years ago that we stayed here, I have finally gotten around to reviewing this fantastic lodge. Trust me though, I have thought of it often. The tents were incredibly well appointed and comfortable. You are surrounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I was traveling solo and they made me feel so welcomed, catering to my every need including making sure that I had vegetarian meals. Tanda Tula is rustic with just enough luxurious elements like the outside shower. I can't say enough about my guide Forman - fun to be around and every game ride was better than the next. We... More 

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Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 7945, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tanda Tula Safari Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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